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BONUS: Season One Is a Wrap

7/11/2017
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Thanks for listening to Season One of the Webby Podcast, where we’re telling the stories of the Internet in more than 5-word speeches. We’re breaking for summer and will be back in September with a new round of interviews with Webby winners, judges, and other people making the Internet awesome. Check out Season One interviews with Ben Smith, Alex Blumberg, Laurie Segall, Bob Bland, Vint Cerf, Reshma Saujani, and more. We'd love for you to rate us on iTunes, and we welcome your feedback...

Duration: 00:01:16


13: Tavi Gevinson, Editor-in-Chief of Rookie Magazine

6/27/2017
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She achieved fame as a fashion blogger, launched a magazine, and started an acting career—all before her 21st birthday. Writer, actress, and Editor-in-Chief of Rookie magazine Tavi Gevinson is a powerful voice for teens online: We talk about how she built a thriving community with Rookie, publishing in the age of social media, and more. Check out Rookie at rookiemag.com and follow Tavi @ tavitulle Follow us everywhere @ TheWebbyAwards and keep up with David-Michel @ dmdlikes Editorial...

Duration: 00:30:48


12: Bob Bland & Cassady Fendlay, The Women’s March

6/13/2017
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On January 21, 2017, nearly 5 million people marched for women’s rights all over the globe as part of the Women’s March. And it all started with a Facebook post. We sat down with Women’s March National Co-Chair Bob Bland and Communications Director Cassady Fendlay, to discuss what it was like to organize the march, intersectional feminism, and more. Keep up with The Women’s March at womensmarch.com & @ womensmarch Follow us everywhere @ TheWebbyAwards and keep up with David-Michel @...

Duration: 00:29:13


9: Reshma Saujani, Founder of Girls Who Code

5/23/2017
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In 1984, 37 percent of all computer science graduates were women. Today, that number has dropped to just 18 percent. Why? We talk to Girls Who Code Founder and CEO Reshma Saujani about how best to close the gender gap in tech. Follow us everywhere @ TheWebbyAwards and keep up with David-Michel @ dmdlikes Producer: Ben Wagner Editorial Supervisor: Nicole Ferraro Editorial help this week from Michael Charboneau Music: "Straight West" by Kasket Club, courtesy of Audiosocket

Duration: 00:36:45


8: Stephen Dubner, Freakonomics

5/8/2017
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Stephen Dubner joins us to revisit the Webby-winning Freakonomics podcast episode “Is the Internet Being Ruined?”. We also discuss the Freakonomics approach to question asking, dig into what it was like to suddenly become a New York Times best-selling author, and his partnership with award-winning economist Steven Levitt. Follow us everywhere @ TheWebbyAwards and keep up with David-Michel @ dmdlikes Producer: Ben Wagner Editorial Supervisor: Nicole Ferraro Music: "Straight West" by Kasket...

Duration: 00:47:48


7: Rajesh Anandan, ULTRA Testing & UNICEF Ventures

5/2/2017
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What's it like to start a tech company where 75 percent of the workforce is on the autism spectrum? Rajesh Anandan walks us through how neurodiversity is a competitive advantage in business. Follow us everywhere @ TheWebbyAwards and keep up with David-Michel @ dmdlikes Producer: Ben Wagner Editorial Supervisor: Nicole Ferraro Music: "Straight West" by Kasket Club, courtesy of Audiosocket

Duration: 00:46:08


6: 21st Annual Podcast Winners Roundup

4/25/2017
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The winners for the 21st Annual Webby Awards are announced today! We listen to and discuss some of our favorite winners from this year including Missing Richard Simmons (2:37), Still Processing (9:35), How to Be a Girl (16:05), The Bill Simmons Podcast (20:04), and Revisionist History with Malcolm Gladwell (26:02). Visit WebbyAwards.com/Winners to see all the 2017 winners. Follow us everywhere @ TheWebbyAwards and keep up with David-Michel @ dmdlikes Producer: Ben Wagner Editorial...

Duration: 00:32:44


5: Anand Varma, National Geographic Photographer

4/18/2017
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What’s life like as a photographer for National Geographic Magazine? Hear how photographer Anand Varma’s years-long honeybee story led him from his own backyard bee hives to capturing never-before-seen footage of honeybee development - Visit webbyawards.com/bees to watch "Honeybee Metamorphosis". Follow us everywhere @ TheWebbyAwards and keep up with David-Michel @ dmdlikes Producer: Ben Wagner Editorial Supervisor: Nicole Ferraro Music: "Straight West" by Kasket Club, courtesy of Audiosocket

Duration: 00:27:22


4: Piera Gelardi, Co-Founder & ECD of Refinery29

4/11/2017
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Founded in 2005, back when Destiny's Child was still a thing, Refinery29 is now one of the most-visited style, beauty, and lifestyle publications on the Internet. Co-Founder & Executive Creative Director, Piera Gelardi, talks about how Refinery29 cultivates young writers and creators, how she built the brand into what it is today, the importance of brick-and-mortar experiences for digitally native brands, and how the publication is able to produce so much high-quality daily content. Follow...

Duration: 00:34:26


3: Carter Cleveland, Founder & CEO of Artsy

4/6/2017
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In episode three, David-Michel sits down with Carter Cleveland, the Founder and CEO of Artsy, to discuss how discovering, buying, and selling artwork has been transformed by the Internet. Follow us everywhere @ TheWebbyAwards and keep up with David-Michel @ dmdlikes Producer: Ben Wagner Editorial Supervisor: Nicole Ferraro Music: "Straight West" by Kasket Club, courtesy of Audiosocket

Duration: 00:36:38


2: Alex Blumberg & Matt Lieber, Founders of Gimlet Media (LIVE)

3/29/2017
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In episode two, we sit down with the founders of Gimlet Media to discuss building a podcast network, producing branded shows, working with Tinder, and the future of digital audio. ***This episode was recorded live at Gizmodo in NYC*** Follow us everywhere @ TheWebbyAwards and keep up with David-Michel @ dmdlikes Producer: Ben Wagner Editorial Supervisor: Nicole Ferraro Music: "Straight West" by Kasket Club, courtesy of Audiosocket

Duration: 00:48:13


1: Nancy Lublin, Founder & CEO of Crisis Text Line

3/29/2017
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In episode one, we chat with the founder of Crisis Text Line and former DoSomething.org CEO, Nancy Lublin. David-Michel and Nancy talk about mental health, AI, machine learning, and how to put all this data to good use. Follow us everywhere @ TheWebbyAwards and keep up with David-Michel @ dmdlikes Producer: Ben Wagner Editorial Supervisor: Nicole Ferraro Music: "Straight West" by Kasket Club, courtesy of Audiosocket

Duration: 00:45:41


00: Vint Cerf, Internet Co-Inventor

3/29/2017
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In our pilot episode of The Webby Podcast, Webby Awards Executive Director David-Michel Davies sits down with the Co-Inventor of the Internet and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, Vint Cerf. They talk about the early days of computing, Al Gore, and security concerns in 2017. Follow us everywhere @ TheWebbyAwards and keep up with David-Michel @ dmdlikes Producer: Ben Wagner Editorial Supervisor: Nicole Ferraro Music: "Straight West" by Kasket Club, courtesy of Audiosocket

Duration: 00:32:25